Video: Sean Waxman - Olympic Weightlifting Drills: Medicine Ball Backwards Throw

Sean Waxman


Lawndale, California, United States

Olympic Weightlifting, Strength Training, Strength and Conditioning

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The medicine ball backwards throw is a general preparation exercise that improves upper body explosion and reinforces proper extension mechanics. It also helps to improve the mobility of the shoulder girdle.

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